In the University of Limerick today Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor launched a report “Enhancing Mobility for Access Students Ireland [EMASI]” and online resource mobilitytookit.ie for higher education institutions in Ireland to widen student participation in international mobility opportunities, such as Erasmus +, for non-traditional students such as mature students, student with disabilities or from lower socio-economic groups.
Speaking in Seanad Éireann on Tuesday 24th April 2018, on the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage, Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD for the Dun Laoghaire constituency, confirmed that a substantial inventory of the architectural heritage of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown had been completed for Glencullen, Shankhill, Cabinteely and Foxrock areas.
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The Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D. today convened an information summit of all the Presidents and Governing Body Chairpersons of institutes of technology involved in consortia working towards technological university designation.
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The 1916 Bursaries, initiated to support access to higher education for under-represented students were awarded to 40 students in a ceremony at the GPO Witness History Museum on the 17th April. The bursary scheme funded by the DES /HEA under the Programme for Access to Higher Education (PATH) Fund is aimed at increasing diversity in Higher Education.
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